The Board of Directors of SERV has elected Peter Gisler as the future Director of SERV. On 1 January 2017, he will succeed Herbert Wight, who is retiring at the end of the year.
Peter Gisler is an experienced expert in the area of export financing and is currently employed as Group Vice President and Global Head Export and Trade Finance at ABB Ltd. (Group Holding) in Zurich. In this function at Group level, he oversees the areas of letters of credit and guarantees, short term trade management and customer finance.
Peter Gisler held various positions in export financing at UBS and became Head Trade and Export Finance as a member of the board at Aargauische Kantonalbank. In 2001, he joined ABB Switzerland as Team Head Guarantees and then took on responsibilities as Country Treasurer. In 2007 he moved on to his current position at ABB Group Holding. He is familiar not only with the perspective of the industry but also with that of the financing banks. He has proven his leadership competencies in managing teams and departments both in Switzerland and abroad.
The Board of Directors at SERV is convinced that Peter Gisler has all the qualifications necessary to successfully develop SERV in a challenging environment ensuring it can continue to optimally support the Swiss export industry in international competition.